Darim FS1000

FS1000 includes A/V switcher, ingestion, multi-layer title and logo insertion, multi-format scheduler, mixer and playout server. The server can either be controlled in the studio or from a remote site by network or GPI. The server can also be integrated with external audio and video switcher and mixer for additional I/O capabilities.

Product Description

The FS1000 is an evolutionary digital system which truly integrates everything for operation in broadcast studios eliminating all the legacy peripherals and video tapes. The FS1000 system posesses all functions and features of the FD1000 system and comprises OnAir software for convenient playout.

FS1000 can be used with an internal or network-attached hard disk drive storage system eliminating the need to store and catalog hundreds of tapes

FS1000 includes A/V switcher, ingestion, multi-layer title and logo insertion, multi-format scheduler, mixer and playout server. The server can either be controlled in the studio or from a remote site by network or GPI. The server can also be integrated with external audio and video switcher and mixer for additional I/O capabilities.

The FS1000 can continuously get live video and audio for storing on hard disk drives. The provided software enables real time selection of desired A/V fragments through an NLE type interface. The playback of selected clips can be scheduled and performed without stopping/pausing of the input process.

Broadcasting over the Internet is becoming more prevalent by small studios. This new breed of broadcasters requires all the functionality of the big broadcasters but in a compact, economical package that also encodes and streams content over IP networks.

Automatic A/V encoding and streaming capabilities can be included in FS1000 system. The Windows Media 9, H.264 (AVC/AAC) format is available now. These capabilities position the FS1000 server as the perfect tool for small studios to launch high quality Internet broadcasting.

Highlights

  • Provides all functions of FD1000 servers and more
  • Plays out many types of A/V content (AVI, MPEG2), including separate video and audio
  • Fully automatic operation by schedule table
  • Emergency manual overrides are available
  • Supports remote update of schedule and titling data
  • Expansion capabilities for multiple output channels
  • Automatic generation of play out report for billing

Applications

  • Broadcast program re-scheduling
  • Insertion of local advertisement clips
  • Self-contained info displays/kiosks
  • Automatic stock quote tracking
  • SMS quiz & chat programs
  • Complete automation systems for small IPTV broadcasters
  • Program broadcasting over the Internet

Details

Fully Automated Scheduling, Playout Server

Model Line Up

Analog

  • Composite/S-Video/Component video, balanced/unbalanced audio input and outputs

Digital

  • SDI, ASI as well as Composite/S-Video/Component video inputs, analog or digital audio inputs
FS1000
Input/output video resolution 720 x 480(NTSC), 720 x 576(PAL)
Standard video input/output connections Analog (Composite, S-Video, Component)
Standard audio input/output connections Balanced or unbalanced analogAES/EBU digital input or output ( optional )
Real time input switching Up to 6 composite video/6 mono audio
Up to 3 component/3 stereo audio
Optional 1 digital video/1 digital audio
Live A/V ingestion N/A
Supported playback formats JPEG, Targa, PNG, MPEG1, MPEG2, DV, MJPEG, DivX AVI
Supported titling formats Multi-language text, JPEG, Targa, PNG, MPEG1, MPEG2, DV, MJPEG AVI, Flash
Dynamic content updates Manual/Automatic, Local or Remote
Available options Single-channel SDI input andFill/Key SDI Output, AES/EBU audio
Web site tracking/title update
Integration with SMS provider database
Dual-channel play out, additional HDD space

The FD300 board is a hardware framework for all the „Forward T” product line. In addition to the video input/output device (two input channels and one output channel), the board provides three audio input/output stereo channels. It is possible to install several boards in the same computer to build multichannel solutions.

Various ways of connecting external devices (signal sources/receivers) to the board are possible: using the cable set (supplied with the delivery set) with connectors at the ends of the cables or via the breakout boxes (optionally).

To use SDI digital video signals in the „Forward T” products, an SDI-in/out option connected to the FD300 board is available.

The FD300 Board Specification

Video format PALSECAM: 720×576, 25 fps
NTSC: 720×480, 29.97 fps
Internal video data processing YUV 4:2:2 or YUV with transparency 4:2:2:4, 8-bit per component
Video inputs Two independent video channels with connection:
– up to 12 composite sources
– up to 6 S-Video sources
– up to 3 component sources (YUV, YUVS, RGB, RGBS)
SDI (optionally)
Two channels of time-base correction (TBC)
Video outputs Possible combinations:
– Y/C + CVBS
– YUV + CVBS
– YUVS/RGBS
– YUV + Key/transparency channel
SDI (optionally)
Synchronization Video output genlock to one of the video inputs
Audio
  • Inputs: 6 mono or 3 stereo
  • Outputs: 6 mono or 3 stereo
  • Format: uncompressed (PCM), 16 bit, from 8 to 48 KHz
  • Microphone amplifier for 2 stereo channels
  • Configurable audio delay (independent for each input channel)
  • Routing any input channel to any output channel with an adjustable volume
  • Synchronizing audio to the video signal
  • Balance XLR connectors (optionally)

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